Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of 64-page biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. These people, many from very humble beginnings, changed how the world works. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations. An individual guide for each title provides reproducible activities to extend the text. The first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an airplane, Charles Lindberg focused the world's attention on aviation for the first time He was a peace-loving man who spoke out against the involvement of the U.S. in world War II. But, he eventually chose to fight for his country. Learn about his life of fame and misfortune.